Story of a dinosaur fossil

IThe dinosaur Struthiomimus lies dead on a riverbank. For Struthiomimus to have a chance of fossilization, it must be buried quickly before it rots away.

Fine bones

2 Buried under many layers of sediment, over millions of years, the hard parts of Struthiomimus change to stony fossils.

Fine bones

Pics Struthiomimus Fossils

It is rare to find a perfectly preserved whole skeleton.

Long rear leg

It is rare to find a perfectly preserved whole skeleton.

Long rear leg

Uncovered fossil An almost perfect fossil of Struthiomimus, lying in its death pose, has been carefully uncovered. studying this skeleton gives scientists more clues in the dinosaur puzzle.

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